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Jay Tarses

Jay Tarses was born on July 3, 1939 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), The Great Muppet Caper (1981) and The Bob Newhart Show (1972). See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1996 Public Morals (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Yellow Cover (1996) ... (creator)
- The Blue Cover (1996) ... (creator)
- The White Cover ... (creator)
- The Shrimp Cover ... (creator)
- The Red Cover ... (creator)
 1993 Black Tie Affair (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One (1993) ... (creator)
  The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series) (56 episodes, 1987 - 1991) (writer - 9 episodes, 1987 - 1991)
- Here's a Little Touch of Harry in the Night (1991) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Here's When Life Begins at (1991) ... (creator)
- Here's How to Break the Other Leg (1991) ... (creator)
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Faculty (1986) ... (writer)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan (screenplay) / (story)
 1983-1984 Buffalo Bill (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- A Hero (1984) ... (written by)
- The Girl on the Jetty (1984) ... (written by)
- Jo Jo's Problem: Part 2 (1984) ... (written by)
- Jo Jo's Problem: Part 1 (1984) ... (written by)
- The Fan (1983) ... (written by)
 1983 Sitcom (TV Movie)
 1981 Open All Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Night Moves (1981) ... (creator)
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (written by)
 1978 Mary (TV Series) (writer)
  The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (written by - 1 episode, 1978)
- A Special Evening with Carol Burnett (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.24 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.23 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.22 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.21 (1973) ... (writer)
  The Tony Randall Show (TV Series) (created by - 44 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (written by - 9 episodes, 1976 - 1978)
- Wyatt Loves Bonnie (1978) ... (created by)
- The Way It Was (1978) ... (created by)
- Adios, Mr. Chips (1978) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Phantom of the Poconos (1978) ... (created by)
- Eyes of the Law (1978) ... (created by) / (written by)
  We've Got Each Other (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (written by - 1 episode, 1977)
- Pumping Iron (1978) ... (created by)
- The Long Vacation (1977) ... (created by)
- The Magic Show (1977) ... (created by)
- Miss Wonderful (1977) ... (created by)
- The Oil Spill (1977) ... (created by)
 1977 The Chopped Liver Brothers (TV Movie)
  The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) (written by - 19 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1974)
- Peeper Two (1976) ... (written by)
- Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975) ... (written by)
- The Heavyweights (1975) ... (written by)
- Death of a Fruitman (1975) ... (written by)
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series)
 1971 Diana! (TV Special)
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Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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Other Works:

Co-wrote the BBC Radio comedy "Revolting People", set in revolutionary America just prior to independence, with Andy Hamilton. He also played the character Samuel Oliphant, whose journal the storyline follows.

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Alternate Names:

Patchett and Tarses
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Trivia:

Father of Jamie Tarses, former programming president of ABC. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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